10 Best Olive Oil Recipes

We are never short on recipe inspiration when it comes to olive oil! Here, we’ve rounded up our 10 best olive oil recipes for you. These recipes don’t just use EVOO, they showcase the unique flavors and characteristics of the olive oil chosen for the recipe. You’ll find everything from sauces to cocktails to desserts on our list. Get our best olive oil recipes now!

Spaghetti with Olive Oil, Chili & Garlic

This classic Italian pasta is quick and easy and insanely flavorful!

Bread Dipping Oil

Crusty bread might be our favorite vessel for fresh, extra virgin olive oil. This dipping oil will be your go-to.

Classic Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette recipe never fails us. It’s simple but flavorful and requires a more acidic vinaigrette, like a wine or cider vinegar.


This aioli recipe can be adapted with different herbs and styles of olive oil. For a basic aioli, we like to use We Olive Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil for it’s mild olive flavor.

Basil Pesto

Pesto is a simple sauce that can transform dishes of all sorts with its bright herbal flavors. This classic basil version is fresh and delicious.

The Best Olive Oil Cake Ever

This olive oil cake, developed in the We Olive test kitchen, is the best olive oil cake ever for two reasons. It’s ridiculously easy to make and it’s moist and delicious. AND you can adapt it in about a million ways, which is just a whole lot of fun. That’s three reasons, but who’s counting?

Chopped Salad at We Olive

We Olive Chopped Salad

This hearty salad is packed with flavor and makes a great entree or side dish.

Kale Salad with Lemon & Parmesan

This raw kale salad packs a healthy punch, plus it’s delicious and simple to put together. Even better, this sturdy salad holds up in the fridge for next day leftovers.

Blood Orange & Maple Olive Oil Granola

This heart-healthy granola is made with Blood Orange Olive Oil and maple syrup and is addictively sweet and salty. Serve with plain Greek yogurt for a satisfying breakfast or snack.

Peach Basil Mimosa

You can find this mimosa at a We Olive & Wine Bar near you. It’s one of our most popular weekend sippers!

3 Responses to “10 Best Olive Oil Recipes”

  1. Kate

    These are some mouth watering recipies! The top 5 I’ve already made or eaten but that’s the first time I have since an olive oil cake, think I’ll have a go at that soon K x

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  3. Phyllis

    I have tried at least 9 of your recipes …… Fantastico….. Bravo….. the family and friends loved them …..
    Your loyal fan forever…… Phyllis Pannone


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